Delois Brown is a Community Health Educator for Planned Parenthood South Atlantic and has been with the agency for three years. Prior to joining this affiliate, Delois served in the North Carolina National Guard for 21 years. She volunteered her time with Planned Parenthood while serving in the military. Delois is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing community and health center based projects, and engaging young people in sexual health and advocacy programs that provide the tools to help them make lifelong responsible decisions. She also provides additional outreach and training to the community around family planning and reproductive health issues as needed. Delois is trained in: Making Proud Choices, Making Proud Choices Plus, Reducing the Risk, Draw the Line/Respect the Line, Smart Girls, Becoming a Responsible Teen, Health Improvement Project, Get Real, and Parents Matter.
Delois received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Social and Criminal Justice at Ashford University.
Tamra Morris is a Teen & Young Adult Health Educator at the Cumberland County Department of Public Health. She serves in this role as a community partner with North Carolina Youth Connected, an initiative of SHIFT, NC in promoting teen pregnancy prevention. Her experience in advocacy for youth began with her degree from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has continued that work receiving a Master’s in Public Health from Walden University and is currently ABD PhD candidate from Walden as well. She is a dedicated “Health Hero”, working with other passionate youth advocates, aiming to inform and empower youth through social media and popular music. She extensively works in the community on parental engagement and sexual health education initiatives to ensure all youth are able to grow up healthy. She makes it a personal goal to educate, promote wellness, and encourage prevention while being proud, positive, and productive at all times.
Heather Williams is a Community Health Educator with a decade of community health experience under her belt. Heather specializes in training young people as youth leaders to address teen pregnancy and STD prevention in Cumberland County. She began her career with youth as a Support Professional for youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Once herself a teenager growing up in Cumberland County, Heather understands the unique challenges that young people face locally. That is why she now facilitates evidence-based teen educational programming and the NCYC Youth Leadership Council. Heather believes in strong communities through connecting individuals together for a common goal, and that young people and families deserve accurate health information so they can live their best lives.